Native plant nurseries.
Map of select IRC data from peninsular Florida.
Wildlife and Ecology:
Provides significant food and cover for wildlife. Larval host plant for Horace's dusky wing (Erynnis horactius), red-banded hairstreak (Calycopis cecrops) and white-M hairstreak (Parrhasius m-album) butterflies. The acorns are utilized by squirrels.
Can be grown from seed.
We are currently adding data for this species. If you would like to contribute to the development of this species account, please contact George Gann via the IRC staff page.